Old Joe Brand Fall/Winter 2014-15

Here is a look at the latest from a brand we haven’t featured for a while, Old Joe and their fall/winter 2014-15 collection. The brand has been trucking along at a solid pace since we last featured them with their SS12 collection. The latest for the FW14-15 season is just what you would expect from a label with as high caliber as Old Joe, timeless styles paired with unsurpassable made in Japan quality and craftsmanship.

Fuct SSDD Fall/Winter 2014

Been patiently waitin’ on the latest from the Fuct camp and here it is, the Fall/winter 2014 lookbook for Fuct’s SSDD line. The collection titled, Put your Money Where your Mouth is, is shot by Rick Rodney, same photographer as the last few SSDD lookbooks and he nailed it again on this one. The collection itself is pretty on point, but not really as cohesive as the previous, this one doesn’t look to have a real specific theme but I really don’t need that shit I just want to see some raw street styles and this fully encompasses that; house shoes and sweatpants with the snorkel, and flip flops and sock on the elevator in the telly (the Stuart at that).

Champion Japan Fall/Winter 2014

After taking a few season’s off of posting Champion Japan its time to bring it back into the mix here at 8485. I wasn’t super stoked on the SS14 collection, especially the presentation, that said this season’s isn’t perfect but I like the majority of the styles and the overall vibe of the collection itself. The styling is just too ‘soft’ for me, especially the prep aesthetic that I can always do without. But the highlights are the pieces themselves, the Reverse Weave and made in USA goodness is just so real to not feature, oh and there is some ladies styles as well!

WTAPS Autumn/Winter 2014 Lookbook

Following up on the fly fishing lifestyle lookbook for the autumn/winter 2014 season from WTAPS here is a look at the studio style lookbook. I really dig the presentation on these ones, clean, simple and to the point and the censor bar on the eyes gives it a strange anon feel. This presentation is all about the gear, which is pure gold throughout (not so sure about the A-6 boots but I get it). A few highlights for me are the hockey jersey, the military style outerwear, the Ebbets colab joints and the plain toe work boots.

Black Weirdos Autumn/Winter 2014

What better way to round out a Friday then a look at the latest from one of my favourites, Black Weirdos and their autumn/winter 2014 collection. This shit is just so out there in a great way, 70′s stylings throughout; Cowichans, tie-dye onsies, parkas, zig-zag patterns, bean boots and “Bob”. Another great collection from the strange minds at Black Weirdos. 

WTAPS Autumn/Winter 2014

Always stoked to see the latest from Japanese label WTAPS. The brand is continuously ahead of the curve and always doing it right. This collection for the AW14 season is accompanied by this outdoors/fly fishing lookbook, great to see a brand like this pushing the fly fishing, something I personally have been getting into over the last couple years. Great presentation and a great collection (studio lookbook to come) from a brand that always inspires.